Is my brain injury making me a bad friend? — No memory of the day that changed my life


Most people need descent sleep to be able to function well in their day to day lives. But for brain injury survivors it’s their life line. Sleep allows the brain time to recover from the day, and when you have a brain injury your poor little noggin runs close to melt down a lot. I… viaContinue reading “Is my brain injury making me a bad friend? — No memory of the day that changed my life”

Is my brain injury making me a bad friend? — No memory of the day that changed my life


Most people need descent sleep to be able to function well in their day to day lives. But for brain injury survivors it’s their life line. Sleep allows the brain time to recover from the day, and when you have a brain injury your poor little noggin runs close to melt down a lot. I… viaContinue reading “Is my brain injury making me a bad friend? — No memory of the day that changed my life”

Hello, and welcome to our MARVELOUS MONDAY! I am writing this outside on the balcony and enjoying the sunshine. I have my winter coat on, but at least we have the sun!


I am listening to “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” the 1993 version.  It is the original Broadway cast and I can sing along with it as if I had just heard it yesterday!  

What Brain Injury Survivors Want You to Know


Originally posted on In An Instant Your Life Can Change Forever:
Today’s post is an excerpt from  Lost and Found, A Survivor’s Guide for Reconstructing a Life after Brain Injury by Barbara J. Webster, BIA-MA Support Group Leader Liason. © Lash and Associates, http://www.lapublishing.com. http://www.bigstockphoto.com I need a lot more rest than I used to. I’m…

Hello, and welcome to today’s “Thoughtful Thursday.” I wrote a post for an individual that was debating attending a Brain Injury Support Group. I am not aware of her personal history or any specifics, other than that fact that she has a TBI, and she is interested in sharing her experience with others. She is interested in HELPING HERSELF and, in doing so, HELPING OTHERS.


Hello, and welcome to a TERIFFIC TUESDAY! Today I would like to talk about the “elephant in the room.” I wanted to get the term’s definition so I looked it up online. What MY understanding of it is that it’s an issue or a blatantly offensive behavior. It is something that IS there, but its OBVIOUSE PRESENCE is completely and totally ignored.


Does your TBI make you feel like an elephant?  How many people know that you have a TBI?  Are you embarrassed?  Well, first of all, it’s not your fault.  DO NOT hide in the shadows.  You are a different person, not better, not worse, just different.  Let this “new person: SPEAK UP FOR YOU!  ComeContinue reading “Hello, and welcome to a TERIFFIC TUESDAY! Today I would like to talk about the “elephant in the room.” I wanted to get the term’s definition so I looked it up online. What MY understanding of it is that it’s an issue or a blatantly offensive behavior. It is something that IS there, but its OBVIOUSE PRESENCE is completely and totally ignored.”